Location in Libya

Coordinates: 32°28′49″N 21°07′36″E / 32.48028°N 21.12667°E / 32.48028; 21.12667Coordinates: 32°28′49″N 21°07′36″E / 32.48028°N 21.12667°E / 32.48028; 21.12667
Country  Libya
Region Cyrenaica
District Marj
Population (2006)[1]
  Total 7,038
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Tacnis or Taknis, Tècnis, also is a small town in Jebel Akhdar region in north eastern Cyrenaica, Libya. It's located 127 km (79 mi) east of Benghazi. It is on the inner road between Marj and Lamluda. There is a minor road connecting the town to the north with Libyan Coastal Highway. There also an indirect road connecting it with Charruba to the south.

It is the birthplace of Hussein Maziq, a Libyan politician and former prime minister of Libya in 1918.

See also


  1. Amraja M. el Khajkhaj, "Noumou al Mudon as Sagheera fi Libia", Dar as Saqia, Benghazi-2008, p.120.

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